Fire crews hosepipe down the wrecks of vehicles after an explosion and fire Shenghua chemical plant in Zhangjiakou in Hebei province on Wednesday. Residents of nearby villages report no adverse effects from the blast. Photo: EPA

Chinese villagers near site of truck blast that killed 23 people say their air is good and their weather is fine

  • Environmental monitors at Zhangjiakou say air quality good to excellent
  • Lethal blast comes in midst of three-year chemical handling review
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Fire crews hosepipe down the wrecks of vehicles after an explosion and fire Shenghua chemical plant in Zhangjiakou in Hebei province on Wednesday. Residents of nearby villages report no adverse effects from the blast. Photo: EPA
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